Severn Trent starts work on £300m Birmingham Resilience Project
Apr 05, 2017
Severn Trent Water has started work on its £300 million Birmingham Resilience Project after years of planning.
An official groundbreaking ceremony was help at Lickhill, near Stourport. For over a century, most of Birmingham’s water has flowed down the Elan Valley Aqueduct (EVA) from reservoirs in the Welsh hills. The aqueduct is over a hundred years old and needs maintenance to keep it in service, which means draining it for extended periods.
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